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filibuster we're all used to? why not let the tax-paying voters see what they're paying for and have congressmen prevent a vote from reading from a phone book for ten hours? >> i don't know. when the first proposals came up with just the talking filibuster essentially and basically saying you can't filibuster a motion to start talking about something people were speaking about those reforms as being halfway measures. so what we're talking about now or at least what we were talking about earlier this morning or yesterday was essentially reforms that were quarter way measures. i understand the theory behind the 41 votes. you want to make it more like there is an active, there is a proactive move to stop legislation. >> john: they can still do what they want. >> exactly. the theory being they're somehow going to be intimidated going to be more explicit. that's the talking filibuster then. so i mean -- i think it remains to be seen. we still don't know. i think the talking filibuster is still on the table. the 51 votes to change the rules still on the table. the senate resets their rules
with government getting ever so powerful. people weaponnize themselves. more of our tax dollars is going to help make the government even more powerful. >> reporter: dennis coulddennis kucinich. what happened to you. i miss sarah palin. i'm done talking now. >> jennifer: it's so true, it's so true, dennis. all right someone is always in our war room. check us out online link up to our twitter page, and you have a great night. we'll see you tomorrow. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> cenk: welcome to "the young turks." guess what kind of show we have for you guys? an awesome one. of course. well we've got a lot of interesting different topics for you guys, including the out of control gun violence in chicago. the woman we're about to show you has four different kids killed by gun violence in chicago alone. >> what did i do wrong? you know? i was there for them. i made sure that they had--we didn't have everything that we wanted but we had what we needed. >> cenk: and her last son died this weekend. it's tragic. we're going to talk to two different people about that, including an african-american republi
it was fantastic speech. >> it wasn't a liberal speech. we'll tax any estates over $1 million. we're going to put a carbon tax on any carbon. we're going to legalized drugs marijuana for recreational use. we're going to cut the defense in half and send all those dollars to fund schools. that's a liberal speech. we didn't hear that. >> michael: well, he's not going to say all those things. he's not going to decriminalize heroin. >> good point. it would make things funner there. >> michael: it might. some seem to be on it, actually. the idea though, that he was going to say those. this is where he said we and cited great victories in the civil rights movement, not just civil rights but stone wall, women's rights and gay rights. >> the right to vote. >> michael: it was a very clever speech. he we have in martin luther king jr.'s speech. >> from the left and the right. from folks news to the nation claim this was a liberals coming out speech. it just wasn't. if this was a liberal speech yesterday then the conservatives really have won the debate. they have taken mainstream ideas ideas, and titled th
are making more main than ever before, we're still giving them $4 billion of your tax dollars in subsidies every year. you remember, congress should be fighting for you not for big financial firms. >> i think it's brilliant. (vo) first, news and analysis with a washington perspective from an emmy winning insider. >> i know this stuff, and i love it. (vo) followed by humor and politics with a west coast edge. bill press and stephanie miller. >> what a way to start the day. >> cenk: we're back on "young turks." in a time when people pretend to care on the deficits, the numbers we give outen oh oil subsidies are insane. president obama's been fighting back. he had a significant portion of his weekly address march, 2012 on this very topic. >> at a time big oil companies are making more money than ever before, we're still giving them $4 billion of your tax dollars in subsidies every year. your member of congress should be fighting for you, not for big financial firms or big oil companies. i expect congress to vote on ending these subsidies. when they do, we're going to put every single member o
again. i think what at the really want to do is simply wait for the economy to pick up and grow. tax revenues will increase. the deficit is already coming down. >> bill: yes. >> people don't understand that. the deficit is already coming down. so what he wants to do is, you know, this rising tide lifts all boats kind of thing. once the economy improves, this heat to cut entitlements they think will probably dissipate. >> that's their strategy >> bill: don't you think it's cheeky of mitch mcconnell to attack the president or criticize. maybe attack is too strong the president for not reaching out in his inaugural address when mitch mcconnell on day 1 of the 2009 said, our number 1 legislative priority is to deny him a second term? right? >> pot meets kettle. absolutely. mitch mcconnell, it was completely hypocritical of him. i mean: are you surprised? that clearly shows you, look, the partisan lines. people thought there is always this in the wake of an election there is always this period. talk about happy new year. there is this period. i am not sur
them for violating housing codes, and they also received notices for $11,000 in back taxes as well as for unpaid sewer and garbage bills. then to add insult to injury, a debt collector from chase sent them an $84,000 bill for missed mortgage payments on a house that chase told them that they had foreclosed upon. the kellers are not alone. this type of horror store is commonplace, believe it or not. call it the rise of the zombie title. in joseph keller's case, the term is tragically apt because if he can't get his name off the title soon and get his disability to cover a liver transplant, this back from the dead property could literally end his life. their story and others have been chronicled in a special report by reuters reporter michelle con lynn. michelle joins us from new york city to talk about the latest disgraceful chapter in the mortgage crisis. michelle, welcome inside "the war room." >> thank you so much for having me. >> jennifer: you bet. what made you decide to write this story? >> well, i had been covering the whole world of foreclosures for a couple of years and ab
: why do you think the bush words from not more successful? the promotion of a lot things, lower tax rates lower regulatory burdens, why didn't the bush--why didn't the economy take off in the decade of 2009. >> it gets to this most boring issue in the world back to the monetary and the crazy dollar destroyed nixon destroyed jimmy carter undermined george bush and none of them knew what hit them. president obama has no appreciation that the volatile dollar that the fed has done is making his task infinitely more difficult. they don't understand it. it has not been taught for decades in the schools. the eyes roll over when it comes up. who shot up lately. so by default bad things happen. >> gavin: some are concerned about money in politics, and the rise of the super pacs. we always had indulgences with wealthy people on both sides with independent ex-pen expenditures. is this healthy for our democracy? are you concerned honestly are you a little bit concerned about what is happening? >> what should be done is take that 76 law which put caps on giving and then the supreme court syd no
has said the senate is working on a budget but the republicans won't like it because it includes tax increases. they will talk about a short term solution. it is a change from before. beyond that, it remains to be seen what common ground, if any we can find between the two sides. house speaker boehner wants to balance the budge net ten years but doing that would take massive spending cuts that democrats won't go for. we're back after the break. coming on to me all the time now. (vo) she gets the comedians laughing and the thinkers thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. you would rather deal with ahmadinejad than me. >>absolutely. >> and so would mitt romney. (vo) she's joy behar. >>and the best part is that current will let me say anything. what the hell were they thinking? >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's "the stephanie miller show." ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ i'm walkin' on sunshine ♪ ♪ and it's time to feel good ♪ ♪ hey, all right now ♪ ♪ and it's time to feel good ♪ >> hal: welcome to "the ste
. >> there are only two reasons for a federal list on gun owners to either tax them or take them. the only reason. >> cenk: totally not true. and why did the republicans cave on the debt ceiling? the republicans caving? we'll explain why. it's go time. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> cenk: secretary of state hillary clinton went up to the hill to talk to the senators and congressmen, and she got a rude, rude arrival there in the form of very aggressive questions and statements by the republicans. first she laid out her case. let's listen. >> for me this is not just a matter of policy, it's personal. i stood next to president obama as the marines carried those flag-draped caskets off the plane at andrews. i put my arms around the fathers and mothers, the sisters and bow brothers and the wives left alone to raise their children. >> cenk: the republicans were not appeased with that, and they requested about benghazi what produced one of the biggest flareups of the day. >> he were misled that there was protest and an assault sprang out that have. that was easily ascertained. that was not the fact. the american
's a way to win the tea party back after voting for taxes on the wealthy. bring a chart. that worked for ross perot. >> here's the deal see! >> john: we're lucky because john mccain made a rare sunday morning talk show appearance. for those of you who don't know, john mccain has in his house he sleeps in the attic and he has a pole to slide down and a red phone in case a sunday morning show calls. [ laughter ] >> john: so every week, the pole gets a ride. he's there. we'll be playing some clips from him. today, we have to have a bit of a funeral for sarah palin on fox news. >> i don't know. i would love to think that we've seen the last of her but i don't think so. >> john: i don't think so either. >> i don't think so. >> we have speculation coming out she may pop up on another network. >> john: her people are calling mr. zucker all weekend. >> she did make a comment on her interview with breitbart where she said we shouldn't just be preaching to the choir. conservatives need to reach out. which is funny because she did it on breitbart. she's setting herself up to reach out to a larg
island hold there so big money people can come there and shelter their tax money and stuff like that. >> stephanie: awesome. >> caller: isn't that a great idea? >> stephanie: right. and no rules or regulations of any kind. no stoplights or stop signs just go. >> are you tired of your government taking away liberties and freedoms you can't quite name. welcome welcome susseed with us. your hard-earned money is yours to teen. there are no taxes in -- glen becky becky becky becky stan stan. >> there are no roads, police teachers, libraries, garbage pickup or sewage statement in -- >> glen becky becky becky becky stan stan. >> but you will friend off the wild animals and then the survivalist train willing kick in. who needs government. it is over rated. join us in -- >> glen becky becky stan stan. >> want to shoot your gun in all directions, go ahead. with a small down payment it can be yours. >> above the fruited plains. >> our future is in the past. >> stephanie: good call, producer chris. >> thank you. >> stephanie: you just dropped that out of nowhere. >> i did. it was
of americans will pay in income taxes. everything else he was asking for, including an extension of unemployment insurance and now over the weekend, republicans at their house retreat wherever they were in williamsburg they sent out word they are going to raise the white flag of surrender on the dead ceiling, not going to require cuts to social security, willing to extend it only for three months. >> that's not good enough. but at least they gave up those demands because they know that the president was not going to give in. with that kind of backbone, i think we are going to see a lot done in this second term. ike joins us from charleston south carolina. what do you say, brother? >> hey, brother, yeah, hopeful you got your hair done and nails and everything ready for the ball? >> looks good. he looks good >> bill: i am ready. that's right. nail salon over the weekend been. >> got his wig flipped, nails trimmed. he's good. >> what's up? >> listen, man. first term, he did what he could do. i want to see the filibuster reform. i want to see both of
at this saying tax receipts could cover only the absolute essentials here so we have to cut into other things. i'm not -- i think it is a sequester that really does bring people out there and show their hand. >> bill: now the deal -- the bill that the house passed yesterday, the republican bill, am i understanding so it says we'll raise the debt ceiling through mid may but senate has to pass a budget, right and if they don't pass a budget, then we won't get paid as members of congress. >> right. >> bill: is that a real threat? i saw something somewhere where congress gets paid no matter what. >> here's a funny thing. obviously it is a gimmick. it is not as if people are really going to go unpaid for a long period of time. there is a constitutional concern. the 27th amendment says you can't pass a law that pays some members of congress more or less than others. the pay would go into escrow. essentially, we'll hold back. >> bill: i got it. >> you get paid at the back end. >> bill: so you put it in a cookie jar or something like that when the time is right -- >> when your time-out is over, you get
changed his position that he said he wouldn't change at all on the tax line. but he seems to be taking a very different approach. >> jennifer: hank i want to play a sound bite. take a listen. >> obama: our journey is not complete until all of our children from the streets of detroit to the hills of app lay cha to the lanes of newtown know they are cared for and cherished and always safe from harm. >> jennifer: i think he takes his role as a protector and chief very seriously. but he also signaled how he is going to deal with congress. what do you think it really signals about what he is going to be able to get done in congress. >> i'm happy he loves children, but he wants the house back in 2014. >> jennifer: that's a political statement. >> i can't help it. he vested everybody by giving up a lot, the negotiations are already over because they conceded, and now on guns he is trying to position the republicans way out there so they can look like the victors. >> jennifer: yeah, i don't think he has to try very hard to out position guns. if it has anything involving bann
, and safety and running cms, my goodness every day i was dealing with other agencies. with tax policy, with the irs, business and labor, so it really -- health care is a front door to a really brood array of very important social issues all of which interest me. >> jennifer: obviously you have a great reputation in the health care community. people have enormous respect for you, but your health care experience is only sort of one aspect of being a governor of a state. give me one other thing that you are passionate about that you would want people to know about you as you consider this run for governor of massachusetts. >> i'm passionate about a lot of things. i'll pick education and children. i think creating a proper future for our children which means a proper presence for families and i want to help build the future and improvement doing it together, with a lot of options of what is achievable i think we can really break through to a completely new performance. and that's what i aim to achieve. >> jennifer: dr. donald berwick it's a pleasure to have you inside "t
on gun owners, to either tax them or take them. >> cenk: that's absolute nonsense. what we're trying to figure out is who's felons, who's mentally ill. what's really interesting is that has not always been the nra position. there was an interesting article where they explained they switched positions earlier: >> cenk: it's interesting the parallel between a lot of the gun owners today and a lot of the owners back them. back then, the n.r.a. wasn't in favor of that. all of a sudden they started talking about gun control. the black panthers said: >> cenk: when the black panthers were saying that, the n.r.a. was not buying it. let me bring in the man who wrote the book on this, called "gunfight, the battle over the right to bear articles in america." talk to me about the context of the second amendment when passed. >> it was added to the constitution right when the framers were trying to adopt the new constitution. it was designed to protect the individual's right to have a firearm. the founding fathers didn't believe in a standing army. they thought we would be protected by a citizen's
wouldn't see 42 republicans vote for a tax increase in the fiscal cliff deal, we wouldn't have seen the republican party back off attaching a debt limit vote to severe spending cuts. they were feeling the heat of public opinion and to some extent of lead opinion, wall street opinion and corporate opinion and so forth on these matters. public opinion does make a difference. supports bomb on guns by and large. supports obama on revenues i think ultimately public opinion will make a difference. >> john: and they support on filibuster reform as well. i hope harry reid can hear you. michael tomasky always a pleasure to have you. you made me feel a little better. you really did. i didn't think it was possible. >> that's why i'm here. >> john: the one and only michael tomasky. thank you for coming on again. >> thanks a lot. >> the right wing has a new word word, fascism. unfortunately they think it >> john: stay speaker of the house john boehner said, quote wants to annihilate the g.o.p. okay, let's looook at some of the annihilateing annihilation barack obama was open to the idea of outl
support the tax increase for millionaires for the tea party. he's dead to them now. we'll see how he survives it. some folks in the crowd were not interested in richard blonkos poem. this is the face of eric cantor when he began to say hello in different languages and when hes is manaste he looked like he just sat on a pin. >> poems stink. blame death poetry jam for this. the president is ours forever and we look on the scene of the sea. it's just reading a poem, and everybody is, i don't like this at all. >> john: it was a beautiful poem. >> the blame was eric cantor. what do you consider he would find fun. orphans being told the truth about santa would an good time for him. in virginia, it wasn't considered entertainment unless someone was half naked and wrestling a pig. >> no poem when it's 2 degrees behind it. >> john: you didn't say this when maya angelou aim caught. >> the first openly gay poet and robert frost was the first that was historic. >> i thought he was watching that and saying, this is not my america. at that moment poetry, acknowledging other places, a gay dude just
, their kids in school, they've got jobs they are paying taxes. right? they are members of the community. of course, they ought to be able to basically make it official. i don't think it should be that tough. will republicans go along is the big question? not all of them. >> this is "the bill press show." going to do the young turks. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they know that i'm not bs'ing them with some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know that i'm going to be the first one to call them out. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. [ music ] >> chatting with you live at country.com/bill press. this is "the bill press show" live on your radio and current tv. >> bill: thirty-three minutes after the hour. we are talking about the outlinesout of a comprehensive immigration bill, one bill. >> that's important that eight senators, four democrats
-- for an afternoon anyway a democratic president reclaimed freedom for lower taxes and fewer guns. and he refused with precision and neatly camouflaged contempt [ inaudible ] nothing less than redefine patriotism in a progressive way. this i tell you is what gives me hope. which is why i want you to hang around for right-wing world. >> oh absolutely. i didn't get back to my television set until about 10:30 last night. and when i got back i watched rachel maddow. and pat path buchanan god bless the cranky old koot. he said what i said. he didn't think it was a good idea, but he essentially said if you think this guy is kidding don't try it. >> stephanie: yeah. >> he also was complaining -- at one point he complained that president obama mentioned stonewall but didn't mention bunker hill. >> stephanie: let me check my crazy old white man's thesaurus. we'll be right back on the "stephanie miller show." ♪ question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. ♪ ♪ the trucks are going farther. the 2013
the presidency, rammed through those bush tax cuts in march of his first year in. democrats get power, and they are free to use it. this time, we democrats won the white house. we picked up what? three seats or whatever it was in the senate, held on to the senate and picked up, up to 55 votes in the senate and picked up -- didn't win the house but won eight new seats in the house of representatives. so democrats have the power today. this was the best moment, the best opportunity we will ever have to do something important for this nation in order to get things done no matter which party is in charge and go aheadet rid of the filibuster or at least fix it so that it can't -- it's not subject to such abuse and refuse to do it. just walked away from that opportunity. harry reid did. diane, up in buffalo new york hey, diane, good morning. >> hey, bill. how are you? >> bill: i am good. just a little -- caller: i am not just disappointed. i am angry. i am so angry at harry reid. you know, we fight the fight every day against these republicans against t
ideas, make our government revamp our tax code, revamp our schools, and empower our citizens to reach higher. but while the means will change our purpose endures a nation that rewards the effort and determination of every american. that is what is required and will give real meaning to our creed. we, the people, still believe that every citizen deserves a basic measure security and dignity. we must make the hard choices to reduce the cost of health care and the size of our deficit. [ cheers and applause ] >> obama: but we reject the belief that america must choose between caring for the generation that built this country and investing in the generation that will build its future. [ cheers and applause ] >> obama: for we remember the lessons of our past when twilight years were spent in poverty and parents with a child with a disability had nowhere to turn. we do not believe in this country freedom is deserved for the lucky or happiness for the few. we recognize that no matter how responsibly we live our liveings anyone one of us could suffer a job loss or a home swept away in a terrib
. boehner said we're not going to raise taxes on the american people, blah, blah blah. here we go again. i saw an interesting thing in the "new york times" yesterday. this is not enough revenue to -- you know -- the president what we got in the last fiscal cliff, right? >> yeah, $700 billion over ten years. >> stephanie: but the point is and we can say it over and over people do not want the safety nets cut. this -- this piece said citizens of other advanced nations appear to agree it is worth the price. americans have been more hostile toward taxation than other countries. there's pew poll almost two to one it was more important to avoid cuts in social security payments, and this for everybody. 74% of american oppose shorter days or more crowded classrooms. clearly americans value government services. we may welcome an opportunity to save them. what do you think about all of that? >> i think it's very accurate. the american people basically want to do everything -- they want to eat everything drink everything they want to drink, smoke everything they want to smoke, and
of your tax dollars in subsidies every year. you remember, congress should be >> i think it's brilliant. (vo) first, news and analysis with a washington perspective from an emmy winning insider. >> i know this stuff, and i love it. (vo) followed by humor and politics with a west coast edge. bill press and stephanie miller. >> what a way to start the day. [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? these talking points, that the right have, about the "heavy hand of government" ... i want to have that conversation. let's talk about it. really? you're going to lay people off because now the government is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. >> cenk: we're back on "young turks." in a time when people pretend t
. where you say that these programs that are financed with tax revenue and then give money to people zap economic freedom. instead, it's always -- we're arguing about deficits and spending as a proxy for what is the real argument. that's what obama stopped doing in his speech. >> bill: i guess the question is when we come back and glad to involve you in the conversation at 1-866-55-press is whether or not the republicans, they were listening but did they hear anything? or maybe the other way around. they heard it but did they really listen. and is the president going to follow through now with a set of actions. that's his words. 1-866-55-press is the toll free number. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." converstion started next. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. >> you are. >> the troops love me. the sweatshirt is nice and all but i could use a golden lasso. (vo) only on current tv. desmond tutu said a quote that is one of my favorite quotes. "we are tied together in a web of humanity. i am a person only through you. i can only be a person only through you." that really resonates me and
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